ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Tuesday that comprehensive measures were being taken to improve and upgrade customs procedures in Pakistan in line with international standards.
While talking to the visiting Secretary General World Customs Organization (WCO) Kunio Mikuriya in Islamabad, Ishaq Dar said that the federal government has also taken steps for the facilitation of cross-border and regional trade.
It was agreed during the meeting that greater cooperation and linkages would be developed between Pakistan and World Customs Organization.
Kunio Mikuriya said that the improvement in system of Customs under present government was very visible and impressive.
Mikuriya said that WCO would be happy to cooperate with Pakistan for further improvement in system of Customs.
The Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan, the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Tariq Mahmood Pasha, and senior officials of Ministry of Finance were also present in the meeting.